Re: Misc., lozenge

Jesse Thorn (
Wed, 13 Dec 1995 12:32:39 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 11 Dec 1995 wrote:

> that can vary with subject. If I'm doing a [warning, non-WW I content
> follows] Fleet Air Arm aircraft in dark slate grey and extra dark sea grey, I
> intermix the two colors (about 10%), which helps to create a more blended,
> worn color scheme. But you can't do that with more distinct colors like
> brown and green.

On some models I won't 'scale down' the paint by adding white. Instead I
will drybrush a mixture of the base color and white oil paint over the
model - the base color shows in the recessed areas and the toned down
color appears on the raised areas. Helps bring out the detail.